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  • ID: I9289
  • Name: Elizabeth De Clare
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 16 SEP 1295 in Tewkesbury, Glos
  • Death: 4 NOV 1360 in Bardfield, Essex
  • Burial: St Mary Aldgate, London, Middlesex
  • Occupation: Founder of Clare College, Cambridge
  • Note:

    Co heir of brother Gilbert Earl of Gloucester and Hertford.
    Lady Elizabeth de Clare (c1290 - 4 November,1360, Bardfield, Essex), founder of Clare College, Cambridge. This lady was buried at Ware Priory, in Hertfordshire, with her third husband Sir Roger, Lord d?Amory (d.1321), Baron of Armoy in Ireland, who had his first summons to parliament in 1317/8. He was engaged in the wars of Scotland, and was governor at different times of Knaresborough Castle, Gloucester Castle, and St.Briavel?s Castle.
    He joined in the confederacy against the Spencers and with Thomas Earl of Lancaster marched on Burton-upon-Trent, and thence to Tutbury Castle, where he fell ill, never to recover. Lord d?Amory and Elizabeth de Clare had two daughters: Eleanor (or Agnes?) who married John de Raleigh, ancestor of the famous Sir Walter; and Elizabeth, who married John 3 rd Lord Bardolf (d.1371), Knight Banneret, of Wirmegay in Suffolk. T.C.Banks
    Dietrich, Julia "For Her Good Estate: The Life of Elizabeth de Burgh, and: Medieval Gentlewoman: Life in a Gentry Household in the Later Middle Ages, and: Constructions of Widowhood and Virginity in the Middle Ages, and: Young Medieval Women (review)"
    NWSA Journal - Volume 13, Number 2, Summer 2001, pp. 190-195
    Indiana University Press
    Married 1stly John de Burgh and their daughter married Lionel Planatganet.
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  • Change Date: 10 JUL 2008

    Father: Gilbert ?The Red? De Clare b: 2 SEP 1243 in Christchurch, Hampshire
    Mother: Joan ? of Acre? Plantagenet b: 1272 in Acre, Palestine

    Marriage 1 John De Burgh b: ABT 1290
    • Married: 30 SEP 1308 in Waltham Abbey
    1. Has Children William De Burgh b: 17 SEP 1312

    Marriage 2 Theobald De Verdon b: 8 SEP 1280
    • Married: 4 FEB 1315
    1. Has Children Isabel De Verdon b: 21 MAR 1317 in Amesbury, Wiltshire

    Marriage 3 Roger D? Amory
    • Married: ABT APR 1317
    1. Has Children Elizabeth D? Amory b: BEF 23 MAY 1318
    2. Has Children Eleanor D? Amory
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